Masking in Schools to Continue with Extension of Health Emergency/ School Board Notes, 1/4/22


As COVID continues to impact HS sports, NJSIAA amends rules for winter season
Here’s the list of 516 N.J. schools that are virtual this week
Parents in one of N.J.’s largest districts push for virtual option amid COVID spike
Norma Fernandez named interim Jersey City schools boss while national search starts
NJ Spotlight
NJ gets new COVID-19 emergency
State of the State: What got covered, and what didn’t
North Jersey school district uses test-to-stay to remain open
Murphy signs anti-bullying bill inspired by Rockaway girl
Press of Atlantic City
NJSIAA makes scheduling changes to ease COVID-19 impact
Robbinsville High School Going Back to Class In-Person
Middlesex County Eighth-Graders Invited to Vo-Tech Open Houses
Harvey Robotics Teams off to Flying Start
Mt. Horeb Students Honor the Warren Township Police Department
Flemington-Raritan BOE Swears in New Members, Discusses Communicating With Public


Education Week
Teachers’ COVID Sick Leave, Explained
Citing Educator and Parent Anxieties, Senators Press Biden Officials on Omicron Response
Staffing Shortages Are Hurting Students Who Need Extra Reading Support
Ind. Teachers Push Back Against Bill That Would Let Parents Vet School Curricula
How Teachers Are Coping With Omicron
How School Districts Can Get Better at Virtual Recruiting
Explainer: Why Are Chicago Schools, Teachers’ Union Fighting?
Washington Post
White House promises to provide schools 10 million free coronavirus tests per month
New York City high school students stage walkout, citing inadequate COVID measures
Oakland students threaten to boycott classes unless school district meets COVID demands
More National Education News
Democrat or Republican? Bill would make Indiana school board candidates declare / Chalkbeat
Why Coronavirus Testing Is Falling Short in Many Schools Across the U.S./ New York Times
The Biden administration is boosting its focus on COVID-19 testing amid shortages and confusion/ Philadelphia Inquirer
Schools See Big Drop in Attendance as Students Stay Away, Citing Covid-19 / Wall Street Journal